A new study by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found a 15-fold increase in the number of inflatable bouncer-related injuries associated with such as bounce houses and moonwalks, that were treated in U.S. emergency departments among children younger than 18 years of age.
Thanksgiving Day remains the most dangerous day for cooking injuries and serious fires according to a new report.
Young children who attend daycare on a regular basis are 50% more likely to be overweight compared to those who stayed at home with their parents, according to a new study.
Comprehensive smoke-free laws are spreading across major U.S. cities. As of October 2012, 30 of the U.S.'s largest cities (60%) were covered by anti-smoking laws at the local level, state level, or both, the researchers reported in the Nov. 16 issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating several deaths and hospitalizations linked to the consumption of the highly popular 5-Hour Energy Drinks.
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have developed and successfully tested in mice an new vaccine to treat nicotine addiction that blocks addictive nicotine chemicals from reaching the brain.
Resveratrol, an ingredient in red wine thought to reduce risk of heart disease, improve insulin sensitivity, and increase longevity, does not appear to offer these health benefits in healthy women, according to new research reported online Oct. 25 in Cell Metabolism.
A new retrospective study has provided clear evidence that vision or eye problems are rarely the cause of recurring headaches in children, even if the child's headaches occur while the child is reading, doing schoolwork or other visual tasks.
Sugary soft drink consumption contributes not only to weight gain, but also may play a role in the progression of knee osteoarthritis, especially in men, according to new research findings presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
It remains unclear whether mothers who develop common infections during pregnancy have a greater risk of giving birth to autistic children, according to new researcher.